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Anna Wedekind

Anna Wedekind

SOUTH SIOUX CITY — Services for Anna M. Wedekind, 69, Lincoln, formerly of South Sioux City, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 23, at Mohr & Becker-Hunt Funeral Home in South Sioux City. Burial will be at a later date in Ponca City Cemetery.

Visitation will begin an hour prior to the service.

Anna Wedekind died Friday, Sept. 16, 2022.

1953-2022

Anna was born on Feb. 20, 1953, in Sioux City, Iowa, to Diedrich and Marie (Rhodman) Von Minden. In 2019, she moved to Lincoln to live with her daughter and youngest grandson. She had previously lived in Omaha, Sioux Falls, S.D., Norfolk and Lindsay.

She graduated from Ponca High School in 1971 and went on to attend Nebraska College of Business in Lincoln and received her associate degree.

Anna was employed as an insurance agent for most of her working career. She enjoyed singing karaoke, doing many crafts, sewing, making wedding cakes and going to see her grandsons compete in various sporting activities.

Those left to honor her memory include her children, Kristina “Tina” Wedekind of Lincoln, Christopher Wedekind of Fremont; sister Donna (Von Minden) Woodard (Ron Woodard) of Sioux Falls; brother Diedrich (Rock) Von Minden of Beatrice; sister Linda Sump of Des Moines, Iowa; grandchildren Austin Bolich of Fremont and Logan Bolich of Lincoln; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Diedrich and Marie (Rhodman) Von Minden, and brother Robert (Bob) Von Minden.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family to help with funeral costs.

Online condolences may be made to www.meyerbroschapels.com.

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NORFOLK — Services for Myrna E. Amen, 81, Norfolk, will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at Victory Road Evangelical Free Church in Norfolk. The Rev. Mike Vincent will officiate. Burial will be in Prospect Hill Cemetery in Norfolk.

TILDEN — Services for Shirley Petersen, 78, Norfolk, will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Tilden. The Rev. Pat Nields will officiate with burial in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Tilden.

CREIGHTON — Services for Linda Meikle, 74, Creighton, will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 10, at St. Ludger Catholic Church in Creighton. The Revs. Jeremy Hans and David Mhagama will officiate with burial in Greenwood Cemetery in Creighton.

NIOBRARA — Memorial services for Hazella May, 94, as well as Glen May, 87, and Mickey May, 73, all of Niobrara, will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at Niobrara Lutheran Church. Delores Ruzicka will officiate with private burial in L’Eau Qui Court Cemetery in Niobrara.

CREIGHTON — Services for Eli Ebel, 2-year-old son of Greg and Kari Ebel of Verdigre, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at St. Ludger Catholic Church in Creighton. A rosary will begin at 9:30 a.m. The Revs. Jeremy Hans and David Mhagama will officiate with burial in the parish cemetery.

HARTINGTON — Services for LaVerne M. Evans, 95, Hartington, will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hartington. The Rev. Amanda Talley will officiate. Burial will be in Hartington City Cemetery.

NORFOLK — Services for Isaac A. Reeves, 24, Norfolk, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, at the Home for Funerals Chapel, 708 Georgia Ave., in Norfolk. Deacon Terry Price will officiate.

WAHOO — Ronnie Joe (Slosser) Patz, 49, Lincoln, died Aug. 29, 2022. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 10, at Sunrise Cemetery in Wahoo.

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